Images have been released of the masterplan for the largest tourist attraction in the Middle East. The £3bn Dubailand project, partly planned by British consultant Halcrow, is divided into six "worlds of wonder". These include theme parks, retail and entertainment centres, sports projects and eco-tourist venues.

  • A Halcrow report looking at the causes of the 40,000 death toll in the Bam earthquake in Iran, is to blame poor construction practices and a failure to implement design codes.